Inside this week’s Boston Standard

Front page July 18
Front page July 18

Here’s a look at what’s inside this week’s Boston Standard, on sale now:

*‘Show us the cash’ - politicians hope to get more money for Boston after Census show population boom

*250k Weight Watchers contract to battle obesity as scale of issues affecting Boston is outlined in new report

*Music festival called off due to the weather

*Woman jailed for luring ex-husband into baseball bat attack

*We go behind the scens at Boston Sausage and have a go at making our centenary banger

*Mum vows to fight to see her kids again

*Reports from a heated Boston BID meeting - manager resigns and returns plus discussion of the plans for Christmas and the chance of Town Rangers on patrol at night

*Did UFOs visit Boston? Released Government files outline spooky sighting report from 1996

*Inmate put back behind bars after walking out of open prison

*Five Lamps installation officially opened in new-look Market Place

*Feature on the latest contenders for the police and crime commissioner role

*We look at how Boston’s electoral map is due to change

*Meet the rugby-playing rev with a mohawk

*IN SPORT: Oar-some rower is seventh in the world after competition win

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